The Essential Sampler Quilt Book

The Essential Sampler Quilt Book : 40 Techniques for Machine and Hand Patchwork

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Masterclass instruction to make 40 pieced blocks using both hand and machine techniques, including two brand-new blocks, English Patchwork Floor Tile and Blanket Stitch Applique.
Step-by-step illustrations for block construction, appearing in full colour for the very first time - perfect for beginners and experienced quilters wishing to expand their repertoire.
Forty-five newly photographed sampler quilts created by quilters just like you to inspire you as you choose your own fabric patterns and colours.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 210 x 272 x 22mm | 979.75g
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0715336134
  • 9780715336137
  • 48,965

About Lynne Edwards

Lynne Edwards is a world-renowned expert in patchwork and quilting techniques, both hand and machine. Her previous books include The Sampler Quilt Book, The New Sampler Quilt Book, Making Scrap Quilts to Use It Up, Stashbuster Quilts and Cathedral Window Quilts.

In 2000, Lynne was given honorary lifetime membership of the Quilter's Guild of the British Isles, and in 2002 was awarded the Amy Emms Memorial Trophy for services to quilting. In 2008 Lynne was awarded an MBE for her services to arts and crafts.
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Table of contents

Introduction; Getting Started; Basic Equipment; Basic Techniques; MAKING THE BLOCKS; Includes 40 popular block designs such as Tumbling Blocks; Rail Fence; Maple Leaf; Trip Around The World; Card Trick; Strip Rail; Drunkard's Path; Spider's Wed; Grandmother's Fan; Log Cabin; Courthouse Steps; Dresden Plate; Triangles; Rose Of Sharon; Wild Goose Chase; Tulip Block; Crocus Design; Honey Bee; Grape Basket; Finishing and Quilting the Blocks; Completing the Quilt; Gallery; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Index.
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